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Craigie House, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

This Spode plate displays the Craigie House in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow moved into this house as a boarder in 1837. Six years later, he married Frances (Fanny) Appleton. Her father had purchased Craigie House, and gave it to the couple as a wedding gift. Longfellow lived there until his death in 1882.

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  • Title: Craigie House, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Creator: Spode
  • Town: Cambridge
  • County: Middlesex
  • State: MA
  • Media: Bone china
  • Local Code: 2002.423
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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